ISBN: 9788178355177, 8178355175
This book is about the great contribution made by the so-called low castes, presently called Dalits, to the Hindu religion in spiritual, social and political fields in all period of Indian history.
Krishnaiah, B (ed.)
ISBN: 9788192208961, 8192208966
Dutt-Lahiri, Kuntala et al.
ISBN: 9780300188301, 0300188307
In this ground-breaking book, the authors explore the world of chars - the part land, part water, low-lying sandy masses that exist within the riverbeds in the floodplains of lower Bengal. The result is a study of human habitation in the nebulous space between land and water and a new way of thinking about land, people, and ways of life.
Leitner, G W
ISBN: 9788183392167, 8183392164
The book provides an in-depth investigation in to the history, religions, customs, legends, fables and songs of Dardistan including Gilgit, Chilas, Gabrial, Yasin, Chitral, Hunza, Nagar and other parts of Hindu Kush. ;;
Lynton, Harriet Ronken et al
ISBN: 9788125046578, 8125046577
Weaving together memories, stories and anecdotes, historical facts and archival source material, this book paints a loving picture of life at various levels in this Hyderabad city, and of Mahbub Ali Pasha himself, who like a fairy-tale prince, mixed with the common people, sharing their joys and sorrows.
Silva, Kalinga Tudor
ISBN: 9788125054290, 8125054294
This book looks at the relationship between Malaria and its social, political and environmental milieu in Sri Lanka over an 80-years period from 1930 to 2010.
ISBN: 9780670082315, 0670082317
ISBN: 9788125062356, 8125062351
Providing a feminist understanding of the high-caste Hindu/Brahmo woman's varied and mostly unrewarding experiences of intimacy outside the bounds of normative relationships, this book provides a glimpse into the deeply gendered world of love.
ISBN: 9788185055985, 818505598X
ISBN: 9788189059323, 8189059327
This book makes an important contribution to the social history of science. It provides a nuanced and critical understanding of the role and location of science in the construction of Indian modernity and in the continuation of social stratification in colonial and postcolonial contexts.;
Singh, K S
ISBN: 9780198075134, 0198075138
Straddling myriad worlds, this book looks beyond the anthropological adding a historical dimension to the groundbreaking People of India project. What results is an exploration into diversities--biological, ecological, linguistic, and ethnic--and affinities among different communities in India.
ISBN: 9788125024798, 8125024794
The book explores popular, political and symbolic meanings assigned to dress in a variety of colonial contexts in Sri Lanka.
ISBN: 9789350980675, 9350980673
...good hope (1728-1737). These letters give an intimate picture of an early eighteenth-century elite Chettiyar community in Ceylon employed by the Dutch East India Company. By contrast, at the Cape Nicolaas Ondaatje found himself in the company of the Free Blacks at the very bottom of the social ladder.
ISBN: 9788170742586, 8170742587
ISBN: 9788189833510, 8189833510
This book is an adaptation of the eight lectures delivered in 1934 at Jamia in New Delhi expounding the idea of the East and West with utmost clarity. Her intervention evoked responses from, among others, Mahatma Gandhi, M.A. Ansari and Mohammed Iqbal.
Ansari, Khizar Humayun
ISBN: 9780199068685, 0199068682
This study uncovers the responses of Indian Muslims who were drawn to socialist ideas between the Bolshevik Revolution and Partition. It also sheds light on the fact that religious and political separatism were not the only paths adopted by the Muslims of North India to move forward under colonial rule.
ISBN: 9789351711070, 9351711072
ISBN: 9788178356648, 8178356643
ISBN: 9780195685602, 0195685601
This volume puts together well-researched and authoritative accounts by scholars who specialise in the stydy of Indian diaspora. It has been coordinated by the South Asian Studies Programme of National University of Singapore and Australian National University.;;Contents: (i) The Indian context. (ii) The age of merchants. (iii) The age of colonial capital. (iv) The age of globalisation. (v) Ind...
ISBN: 9788194085041, 8194085047
It is a comprehensive work on the history, language, Atharvanic rituals and human rights of the Roma across countries and centuries. It discusses various opinions about the romance of the Roma who left India either in the pre-Christian era as steel-smiths manufacturing arms across ancient Iran and Greece, or they left after the battle of Tarain. The Roma have preserved magical cures which go ba...
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